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Creator: Julian Hargreaves
Description: A photograph of Ben Morse (VC Class of 1993) and Richard Mason, with the bus that transported party guests for their wedding (civil partnership) ceremony on September 23, 2007 in Glasgow, Scotland, which was unofficially the first openly gay ceremony to be performed in a church in Scotland. He had a green herringbone tweed suit made by a local Edinburgh tailor, and his partner still fit into the bespoke suit his father had made for him when he was 18.
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I am attaching a piece Italian Vanity Fair published on my wedding (civil partnership). Wedding was in Glasgow, Scotland, on 23 Sept 2007; piece was published 11 Oct 2007. Also attaching the English translation.
I wore a green herringbone tweed suit made by a local Edinburgh tailor, and my partner wore a bespoke suit his father had made for him when he was 18 (which still fit). There were at least 10 Vassar grads in attendance. We had a Scottish Episcopal ceremony at which Jews and atheists took communion, and we were somewhat unofficially the first openly gay ceremony to be performed in a church in Scotland.
The inset photo on the fourth page is from our version of a rehearsal dinner -- a drinks party in a Victorian greenhouse two nights before the wedding. I'm wearing a seersucker suit by Dries van Noten.
Benjamin Morse '93
(Will be at the upcoming reunion.)"